Short Courses

for Adults (18+)

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Associate Director’s Welcome

The National Drama School’s short courses for adults offer the perfect opportunity for you to access and expand your creative talents!

Under the expert guidance of our professional industry teachers, our tailored courses will introduce and deepen your performance skills in a fun and supportive environment, no matter your level of knowledge or experience.

Our suite of adult short courses is offered in four streams delivered weekly over 8 weeks.

Choose from The Craft of Acting, Will Power, Movers and Shakers, or Me, Myself and I.

Bookings for July commencement NOW OPEN

If you’re almost ready to undertake full time acting studies, Foundation in Acting is the perfect next stage towards your career pursuits. Delivered by industry professionals over Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings for two, 10-week terms. Applications NOW OPEN for Winter 2024 intake of Foundation in Acting. 

I look forward to seeing you in the studio!

Dr Jaime Dörner
Director of Drama

Foundation in Acting

This comprehensive pre-professional training program, delivered over three nights each week for two terms, covers screen acting, voice and stage acting and theatre making. Highly suitable for those considering full time drama studies.

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The Craft of Acting

Whether you’re getting ready for your close-up or preparing to take your first steps onto the stage, The Craft of Acting is an essential stream for newcomers to the world of stage and screen.

Introduction to Screen Acting
Introduction to Stage Acting

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Will Power

William Shakespeare aka The Bard is arguably the greatest playwright of all time. Tap into your Will Power and learn to explore, understand and perform Shakespeare’s texts.

Bringing Shakespeare’s Text to Life
Shakespeare with a Spin

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Movers and Shakers

Nourish your mind, body and spirit with Movers and Shakers stream of intensive physical training, embodiment and movement.

The Suzuki Method
Viewpoints Actor Training

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The National Drama School
Short Courses for Adults

Short Course Dates

Mon 29 January – Sat 23 March
Mon 22 April – Sat 15 June
Mon 22 July – Sat 14 September
Mon 7 October – Sat 30 November

Book now for July short courses

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Current students can book classes through their student portal.
All Classes must be paid in full and in advance of the beginning of each short course.